Composer, pianist, and organist Veljko Nenadić was born in 1988. He completed his master studies of composing at Belgrade’s University of Arts’ Faculty of Musical Arts, Composing Department class of professors Isidora Žebeljan and Draška Adžić.

Currently he is doctorant at the Composing Department and sophomore student of organ in the class of Maja Smiljanić – Radić.

Veljko is one of the most successful young composers. His work was awarded at numerous national and international composers’ competitions. For example, in 2019 won the first award at the competition for choral compositions „Ennio Morricone” in Florence (Italy). In 2021 his symphonic composition „Metamorphosis” won „IM International” competition in Brussels. His success continued in 2022 when he won first awards at „Bartok World Competition” in Budapest and „Luigi Nono” competition in Turin. Also in 2022 his work was awarded at „New Music Generation” competition in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Pieces that Veljko composed were played in Ehrbar Hall in Vienna, in Russia, US, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, Italy, Belgium, Finland, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Algeria, Hungary, etc.

In cooperation with pipe player Neda Nikolić, he created album „Igra za frulu i klavir” (Play for Pipe and Piano”, WMAS Records, 2016). Duo Veljko and Neda performed several concerts and they also won awards for chamber performances.

Veljko Nenadić also composed music for documentary editions screened at Serbian national television.

Veljko’s music may be summarized as art that connects classic and jazz music, sometimes touched by traditional music.


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